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house Bill H.R. 729

Phylicia's Law

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
    IntroducedJanuary 27th, 2009

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Phylicia's Law

Official Title

To help keep students safe on school-run, overnight, off-premises field trips.


Phylicia's Law - Requires each local educational agency (LEA) that receives funds under the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities program to develop and make publicly available a written school safety policy for off-premises, overnight field trips. Encourages the Secretary of Education to provide guidance to such LEAs by taking the steps necessary, such as hosting a conference of interested parties, to further the development of a model school safety policy for such trips.

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